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Watercolour - Study of Butterbur (Petasites vulgaris, Desf.) the largest leaf of any English plant
  • Study of Butterbur (Petasites vulgaris, Desf.) the largest leaf of any English plant
    Hearne, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1817
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Study of Butterbur (Petasites vulgaris, Desf.) the largest leaf of any English plant

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    England (drawn)
    Castleton (Derbyshire) (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hearne, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1817 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.774

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 28

Physical description

'Castleton, Derbyshire, Peak Hole, belonging to John Bagshaw, Esq.'; Inscribed, "Study of Butterbur (Petasites vulgaris, Desf.) the largest leaf of any English plant," in the foreground; Watercolour; Signed T. Hearne on the right.

Place of Origin

England (drawn)
Castleton (Derbyshire) (made)

Date

late 18th - early 19th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hearne, Thomas, born 1744 - died 1817 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed, 'Study of Butterbur (Petasites vulgaris, Desf.) the largest leaf of any English plant,' in the foreground.
Signed T. Hearne on the right.

Dimensions

Height: 10.7 in, Width: 14.5 in

Descriptive line

Hearne, Thomas; 'Castleton, Derbyshire, Peak Hole, belonging to John Bagshaw, Esq.'; Inscribed, 'Study of Butterbur (Petasites vulgaris, Desf.) the largest leaf of any English plant'; Watercolour; Signed; English School; Late 18th - early 19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.

Materials

Paper; Water-colour

Techniques

Painting

Subjects depicted

Butterbur (plant); Daisies

Categories

Paintings; Topographical watercolours

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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